Cruz A. Gutierrez
Cruz Arturo (Chacho) Gutierrez, 75, of Uvalde died on Jan. 25, 2019, at his residence.
He was born on May 3, 1943, in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico, to Guadalupe (Gutierrez) and Arturo Gutierrez.
He married Inocencia Ruiz on Feb. 9, 1963, in Uvalde.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years; son, Oscar Arturo Gutierrez and wife, Norma; three daughters, Rosa Elva Morales Salazar and husband, Juan, and Linda Galindo and husband, Raymond, all of Uvalde, and Rosa Elia G. Lopez and husband, Rolando, of Rosenberg; brother, Mario Gutierrez and wife, Sulema, of Uvalde; two sisters, Mary Alice Hidalgo of Uvalde, and Maria Tobias and husband, Fred, of California; 12 grandchildren, Oscar Gutierrez Jr., April Mae Hernandez, Betsy Gonzales, Levi Gutierrez, Amber Lea Morales, Jesse G. Morales IV, Chasity Salazar, Angelica Treviño, Andrea Rodriguez, Rolando Lopez Jr., Kirsten D. Garibay and Marcos Galindo; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Gutierrez was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral mass was held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment followed at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Oscar Gutierrez Jr., Levi Gutierrez, Jesse Morales IV, Rolando Lopez Jr., Ernie Garibay and Jeremy Rodriguez.
Honorary pallbearers were Ismael Costilla and Martin “Nio” Ibarra.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com